for the rebels, it was a small triumph, another blow at the regime's power. fighting raged through the weekend and claiming dozens of lives sunday and monday as well, there were reports of fresh bottles in the country, damascus as well. the syrian foreign minister travel to moscow to meet with russian counterparts. they said the regime was willing to enter discussions with rebel groups. that is the first time the government has made such an offer. >> we are ready for a dialogue with anyone who was willing, even with those who carry arms. we are confident that reforms will come about, not through bloodshed, but through dialogue.